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A 21-year-old male asked about a male:

My 5 month old sons toe nails are all growing crooked. is this normal, or could it be from always having socks on him? his big toes are slanted.

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 14 years experience
Toes: Unlikely that toe nail growth related to socks (which are soft). Are they discolored - if so, it may be a fungal infection. Please speak with your pediatrician or podiatrist.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
See below: Sometimes this will happen and unfortunately there is not a good way to correct it.

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